The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

Contemporary, Distinctive New England Cuisine

Tuesday-Saturday 5:00-9:00 pm

‘Bee Happy Hour’, Tuesday-Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm

1/2 off ‘Well’ Cocktails, $5 wine and complimentary nosh

Daily ‘Early Bee’ Price Fixed, Tuesday-Saturday, 5:00-6:00 pm

Complimentary soup or salad and dessert with every entree

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Daily Specials


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm, Three Course dinner for two with bottle of wine for $75

Friday & Saturday

Bee Happy Hour On Friday


Closed, but available for private events

The Chestnut Grille and Lounge

Join us for dinner, or  relax with a cocktail in our lounge .Whether you’re coming in for a casual meal  or a special celebration in one of our beautiful dining areas,  the Chestnut Grille and Lounge is the perfect choice for any occasion. Our menu changes weekly; focusing on the most fresh, local and seasonal ingredients that the Connecticut River Valley has to offer.

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                                            Sample Menu



Soup of the Day, MP

Clam Chowder- New England Style, Cream, Potato, Bacon, Clam 10

Inn Made Ricotta with Tapenade, Grilled Bread, Sea Salt 9

Burrata, Heirloom Tomato, Balsamic Reduction, Micro Greens 12

Salmon Ceviche, Dill-Mustard Creme Fraiche, Pumpernickel  12

Watermelon and Beet Salad, Kohlrabi, Endive, Feta, Rosemary-Shallot Vinaigrette 10

Duck Confit Salad, Grilled Peach, Manchego Cheese, Pomegranate, Marcona Almonds, Grand Marnier Vinaigrette 15

Chopped Salad, Goat Cheese, Boiled Egg, Olive, Tomato, Avocado, Chickpeas, Greens, Citrus Vinaigrette 11

Upper Pond Farm Greens, Citrus Vinaigrette 8


Chicken, Charred Lemon, Capers, Julienned Summer Squash, Roasted Fingerlings 25

Beef Wellington, Pan Seared Filet Mignon, Duck Pate, Puff Pastry and Mushroom Duxelle Napoleon, Burgundy Sauce 38

Crispy Duck Breast, Blueberry-Pinot Noir Gastrique, Farro & Black Rice Pilaf, Braised Leeks 34

Pan Seared Stonington Scallops, Creamed Summer Corn, Bacon Roasted Fingerlings 36

Salmon ‘Nicoise’ Style, Boone Beans, Chopped Egg, Purple Potatoes, Olives 26

Eggplant Ravioli, Asparagus, Summer Squash Blossoms, Roasted Red Pepper, Lemon Butter 23

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         Parties of 6 or More Guests, 20% Gratuity will be added


The Chestnut Grille is always serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for parties of 10 or more, seven days a week. Enjoy a private dinner in this gracious home; voted one of the best restaurants in Old Lyme CT. Please contact us for more information.